In Artibus Foundation presents an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Salvator Rosa (1615–1673) and Gaspard Dughet (1615–1675). The exhibition will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the birth of two outstanding masters of the XVII century.
For the first time in Moscow, visitors will see about fifty works united by the theme of the Eternal city, the interest in the great heritage of ancient culture and the love to the beautiful landscapes of the ancient Latium and the Roman Campagna.
The exhibition, prepared in collaboration with major museums and private collections in Russia, includes paintings, drawings and engravings from collections of the State Hermitage, the Pushkin’s Museum of Fine Arts, the Russian State Library, etc.
In the exposition will also feature Gaspard Dughet’s Landscape with Angler, leading its history from the collection of Sir Robert Walpole, Prime Minister of the English kings George I and George II. Besides, some of Salvator Rosa’s paintings, such as composition on life of Saint Anthony of Padua preaching to fish from medieval collection of folk tales, will be shown in Russia for the first time.
Paintings and graphic works by Rose and Dughet will be complemented by engravings, made at their works in the eighteenth century and showing the continuing interest of collectors and artists to the masters of the Baroque era.
The exhibition will be accompanied by an academic conference, organized with the support of the State Institute for Art Studies (Russia, Moscow) – the leading Russian center for comprehensive research in the field of arts, both Russian and foreign.
The exhibition will open on November 27, 2015.
In Artibus Foundation, Prechistenskaya embankment, 17 (access from Kursovoy lane)